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Cancer research
Identifying cancerous 'shape shifters'
Published Nov 19, 2017
Scientists from Kimmel Cancer Center identify gene that affects prostate cancer's ability to change shape, squeeze into other organs / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Study: Random DNA errors cause majority of cancer cases
Published Nov 19, 2017 Video
Most cancer mutations are due to DNA copying 'mistakes,' not inherited or environmental factors, Hopkins researchers say
Brain science
Ultrasound delivery
Published Nov 19, 2017
In rat experiment, sound waves trigger release of drugs encased in nanoparticles 'cages' in brain / Hopkins Medicine
In memoriam
Pioneering oncologist Al Owens dies at 90
Published Nov 19, 2017
One-time president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital served as first director of what is now the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Cancer research
A chemotherapy alternative
Published Nov 19, 2017
Immunotherapy deploys the body's natural ability to fight cancer, could reduce toxic chemo treatments for children / Promise & Progress
Flower power?
Magnolia tested as breast cancer treatment
Published Nov 19, 2017
A compound made from the tree's cones shows promise against tumors spurred by the leptin hormone
Cancer research
Kimmel Center joins research consortium
Published Nov 19, 2017
Four leading cancer centers aim to discover, develop new treatments with support from biopharmaceutical company Celgene
Cancer research
Biden: New Hopkins cancer institute will 'bring hope to millions of people'
Published Nov 19, 2017
Vice president among speakers at dedication of $125 million Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Cancer research
New institute will study promising approach to cancer treatment
Published Nov 19, 2017 Video
Bloomberg, Kimmel, others give $125M to support research into immunotherapy, which scientists say has potential to end all forms of cancer
Cancer research
Tumor growth slowed
Published Nov 19, 2017
Antibody targets 'gateway' commonly found in lung, breast cancers / School of Medicine